The Bledsoe Beat

Growing students socially, emotionally, and academically.

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Message from Mrs. Klingenberg, Incoming Principal for 18-19

I have enjoyed meeting many of you and your students. Bledsoe is such a warm and welcoming community, and I am so honored to serve as your principal next year. I completely believe in Bledsoe’s mission to grow every student socially, emotionally, and academically. As the principal next year, I want to continue the work of us positively impacting the whole child as a Bledsoe community to be 3GSTRONG. As an elementary school we have students for six years in a very formative time to influence each child to develop grit, grace, and a growth mindset. I believe that it takes all of us working together to make this happen, and I look forward to working with each of you in carrying this vision forward next school year. Together we are Bledsoe Strong!

PTA News

Even though the end of the school year is fast approaching, the PTA still has two fun events planned before the school year ends! Field Day for 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade will be held on May 23rdand Field Day for Kinder, 1st and 2nd grade is on May 24th. Bledsoe's End of Year Luau Party for Kindergarten through 4th Graders will be on May 31st. 5th Grade has a fun off-site party planned for May 30th. Parents are welcome to attend these events.

The Snowball Express snow cone truck will be providing snow cones for all students at the End of Year Parties. Snow cones can be purchased for parents and younger siblings for $1 each. Please bring dollar bills if you plan to purchase one. Fifth Graders will receive a snow cone this year too!

For these events to be successful, we rely on volunteers to help. Below are Sign Up Genius Links for Field Day and the End of Year parties. Please consider volunteering. A background check through FISD must be complete in order to volunteer.

End Of Year Party Times are as follows:

2nd Grade 10:00-10:40 Party, 10:40-11:00 Snow cones

4th Grade: 10:40-11:20 Party, 11:20-11:40 Snow cones

1st Grade: 12:20-1:00 Party, 1:00-1:20 Snow cones

Kinder: 1:00-1:40 Party, 1:40-2:00 Snow cones

3rd Grade: 1:40-2:20 Party, 2:20-2:40 Snow cones

5th Grade Snow Cones at 12:15.

Sign Up Genius for Field Day

Sign Up Genius Link for End of Year Parties

Thank you in advance for your help and support!

Bledsoe PTA

Upcoming PTA dates:

May 15th - Last PTA meeting

May 23rd and 24th- Field Days

May 31st- End of Year Class parties

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Book Character Parade on Friday, May 18th Before GMB

We encourage all of our Bledsoe students to join in the fun of our very first Book Character Parade.

Read the flyer below to learn more!

What to Expect on the Morning of Friday, May 18th -

  • Participating students should come to school completely ready for the parade.
  • Parents in attendance will line up outside of the building. Students participating will parade inside through hallways among the other students, outside through the parents, and into GMB.
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Collecting Library Books for the End of the Year

The end of the year is fast approaching. Although students will continue to visit the library for enrichment and makerspace activities, the library will be collecting library books soon.

K-2 Grades: The last day to check out books is Friday, May 4th. All books are due Friday, May 11th.

3-5 Grades: The last day to check out books is Friday, May 4th. All books are due Friday, May 18th.

Important Dates

May 14th through May 16th - No Visitors or Deliveries for STAAR

May 14th - 3rd and 4th STAAR Math

May 15th - 3rd and 4th STAAR Reading

May 16th - 5th STAAR Science

May 23rd - Field Day for 3, 4, & 5

May 24th - Field Day for K, 1, & 2

May 31st - End of Year Parties

June 1st - Celebration of Learning & Last Day of School